Father, your word tells us to “Pray for Kings and those in authority…” Today we raise up Harry Bains and we thank you for his many years the in public service. We pray for wisdom in his role as Minister of Labour and as he serves his constituents in Surrey – Newton. Bless Minister Bains as he mentors new MLA’s in his caucus. We also pray a blessing upon his family in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton in May 2017 and again in 2020. He was first elected in May 2005, and re-elected in 2009 and 2013. He is the Minister of Labour. Harry has been active in the Surrey community for many years. He served on the Kwantlen University College Board of Governors from 1993 to 1999, serving as vice-chair for three of those years. He has also volunteered with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity. Harry has an extensive background in community service. He was an elected officer of Steelworkers-IWA Canada Local 2171 for over 15 years. He served most recently as vice-president of his local, where he led negotiations and engaged in bargaining for better working conditions for working people. Harry and his wife Rajvinder live in Surrey. They have two children, Kulpreet and Jasmeen.